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Staff Nurse

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team on the Haematology Ward at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals. The Haematology Ward is a 21 bedded unit which treats acute patients with a variety of conditions. We are a specialist unit and provide treatment such as intensive chemotherapy, stem cell transplantation, blood product support and treatment of neutropenic sepsis. We are a growing service and recently opened our Ambulatory Chemotherapy Unit at the end of the ward which focuses on developing the service.

Training will be provided for central line care, chemotherapy administration and stem cell transplants. We also have a staff well-being team within the unit.

Main duties of the job

  • Assist patients with activites of daily living
  • Adminster Chemotherapy
  • Managing patient care
  • Recognising and treating Neutropenic Sepsis
  • Stem Cell Transplant administration
  • Assessing patients on a daily basis and reviewing plans of care.
  • Administering medications
  • Central line care

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents - it's not just a good place to work it's a great place to live . In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please ensure that you have read the attached Job Description and Person Specification before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (1st or 2nd Level)
  • Willingness to undertake teaching and assessing qualification
  • Willingness to undertake study in relevant speciality subject


  • Post Registration qualification in Chemotherapy

Experience and Skills


  • Ability to teach peers within clinical area
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience of team and ward management
  • Basic I.T. skills
  • Basic Life Support
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English


  • Venepuncture & Cannulation skills
  • Central line training



  • Team Player & Team Leadership qualities
  • Good time management
  • Communicate at all levels



  • Ability to establish priorities
  • Assertiveness
  • Decision maker
  • Problem solver
  • Lateral thinker

Employer details

Employer name

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Blackpool Teaching Hospitals

Whinney Heys Road



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